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EASTER – SPRING – THE EXPECTATION OF NEW LIFE

OSTARA: PAGAN GODDESS OF SPRING Ostara, an obscure Germanic goddess, lent her name to the annual season of Easter. Anglo-Saxon accounts mention feasts in her honor held in April. EASTER: CHRISTIAN CELEBRATION OF CHRIST’S RESURRECTION  The early Christian Church superimposed its teaching on many ancient holidays, among them celebrations to welcome Spring’s return.  Easter is